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Welcome to the International Department - providing practical support, training, information and advice to law firms and legal professionals working abroad, or exploring international opportunities.

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Kyiv Arbitration Day 2019: Think Big

The Ukrainian Bar Association is holding its ninth international arbitration conference on 13 September 2019.

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Successful English Law Summit in Nur-Sultan

Following on from our successful English Law Summit last year, the Law Society in partnership with the Bar Council of England and Wales, organised a second English Law Summit in Nur-Sultan. Read all about it.

All in CIS

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Opportunity to meet leading Chinese firms

Applications are open for UK law firms to join a panel discussion for a delegation of senior dispute resolution practitioners from China on 7 June 2019.

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UK-China Arbitration Summit

The Bar Council’s UK-China Arbitration Summit will take place on 10 and 11 June 2019 at the Crowne Plaza.

All North Asia and the Pacific

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Law Society publishes findings from male champions for change roundtables

17 May 2019

As part of the Women in Leadership in Law project, the men’s roundtables have ensured that we are engaging with all the profession on this issue.


Law Society and ILAC Public Seminar

3 May 2019

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 14:00-16:00, 113 Chancery Lane, London, UK


Law Society undertakes mission to Croatia

2 May 2019

On Thursday 25 and Friday 26 April 2019, Lizzette Robleto de Howarth and Lauren Thornton undertook the first Law Society mission to Croatia.

The Law Society hosts the London launch of ILAC’s Judicial Assessment Report on Guatemala

21 November 2018

We report back on the London launch of the International Legal Assistance Consortium’s judicial assessment report on Guatemala.

Law Society and Transparency International highlight the role of lawyers and judges in tackling corruption

19 November 2018

This year’s Geneva Peace Week focused on the urgency of finding peaceful solutions for the growing risks of violent conflict.

All International rule of law

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Statement from the President on Notre-Dame

The Society’s President Christina Blacklaws issues a statement in support of our friends and colleagues in France

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Roundtable at the French Ambassador’s Residence

The Law Society attended a roundtable event at the French Ambassador’s Residence in London on 15 April 2019

All in Europe

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Call for speakers - 32nd LAWASIA Conference 2019

LAWASIA’s flagship event will this year be held in Hong Kong SAR from 5 to 8 November 2019.

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Doing legal business in the PhilippinesSubscription

Our series of Doing Legal Business guides provides an overview and guide to doing legal business in key international markets. 

All South Asia and the ASEAN

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The International Division is our exclusive membership service which provides law firms, in-house legal teams and legal practitioners with the contacts, tools, profile and latest market intelligence to develop international links and thrive in the global marketplace.

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Click on the link below to see a list of the International department's activities for 2018.

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